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Monday, May 21, 2012

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

2012 OVERVIEW & TRENDS

Tom Michaud, Chief Executive Officer, KEEFE, BRUYETTE AND WOODS

Bank M&A should heat up after anemic activity in 2011 – the slowest year for announced transactions since 1980.    

There are several factors that should rive M&A activity in the banking sector, such as:

  • Less volatility in stock prices
  • Improving credit quality
  • Better asset price discovery
  • Limited earnings growth potential in low rate environment

Finally, hear an outlook for failed bank deals and open deals for 2012 and beyond.

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